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  1. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Richard Li appoints Ronald Arculli as chairman of insurer FWD

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 11:13am by Ray Chan

    ... journey to becoming one of the leading insurance companies in the pan-Asia region," said Richard Li, chairman of Pacific Century Group (PCG). Reinsurance company Swiss Re said last week ... a geographical advantage in reaching out to 3 billion people in a five-hour time zone, together with the Asia's rapidly rising middle-income class, Arculli told a media briefing in Hong Kong ...

  2. Richard Li said to be eyeing ING Asia units

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Telecom tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai may bid for ING Group's Asia insurance and asset management businesses, according to sources. The giant Dutch financial ... Pacific Century Insurance, which he sold to Fortis Insurance International in 2007. Li Ka-shing, who turns 84 next month, was rated by Forbes magazine last year as ninth-richest person ...

  3. Richard Li sells insurer in HK$3.5b cash deal

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Fortis buys Pacific Century Insurance in a bid to cement foothold in region Pacific Century Regional Developments has agreed to sell its controlling stake in Pacific ... advised PCRD. Fortis Insurance has been building its Asia platform since 2001, the year it also acquired a 24.9 per cent stake in the mainland-based Taiping Life from China Insurance Group ...

  4. Match platitudes on pollution with housekeeping

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to AsiaWorld-Expo. Enterprising travellers will soon work out a way to pay the reduced fare to the exhibition centre and make their way to the airport from there. They will save a substantial $58 on a one-way ticket on the Airport Express to cover a short taxi ride. Competitive fares are essential in attracting people to AsiaWorld-Expo, so MTR Corp might as well bite the bullet now ...

  5. Clouds clear for tech workers

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... now. According to Elinor Leung, head of Asia telecom and internet research, CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets, the cloud has breathed new life into the telecoms sector and it will only keep growing. ... and a dire shortage of talent to drive the business forward. 'The telecoms industry is going through a transformation,' says Brandon Lee, chief strategy officer at NTT Com Asia ...

  6. Roller-coaster ride

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of the city's property developers. The stock and property markets nose-dived. With currencies around Asia plummeting, Hong Kong's exchange rate peg to the US dollar successfully rode out ... for more than five years. Economic activity did begin to pick up again the following year, as the US information technology boom sparked an upsurge in trans-Pacific trade. Hong Kong benefited from ...

  7. Foreign firms bid for Li insurer

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... continued to expand over the past two years. AXA Asia Pacific Holdings agreed to buy Winterthur Life (Hong Kong) for up to HK$2.4 billion in December last year after it completed the HK$3.3 billion ... Frederick Yeung Controlling shareholder PCRD may make decision this week Two foreign firms are bidding for the controlling stake of Richard Li Tzar-kai's insurance flagship Pacific ...

  8. Richard Li repeats call for 'real democracy'

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong PCCW chairman Richard Li Tzar-kai continued his high-profile call for 'real democracy' as he cast his vote yesterday, saying the public should be allowed a wider say in selecting the chief executive. Mr Li, who is contesting the Info ...

  9. Richard Li supports 'one man, one vote'

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee PCCW chairman Richard Li Tzar-kai yesterday voiced support for universal suffrage in a last-ditch attempt to appeal to voters in the information technology sub-sector in the Election Committee poll. Joined by Democratic Party legislator Sin Ch ...

  10. PCCW spin-off still up in the air, says TV 'star' Li

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Broadcasting Association of Asia (Casbaa) convention, where he was honoured with a lifetime achievement award. He turns 45 next week. Casbaa chairman Marcel Fenez called Li 'a founder ... yesterday to close at HK$3.11, on a day the Hang Seng Index rose 1.88 per cent. Li was optimistic. 'This is really an exciting time for our industry,' he said. 'Asia has global ...




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